Rollin Arts centre hosts garden music

Join us for an afternoon of music, food and friends, this Sunday, Sept. 18 from 1-5 p.m. at the Rollin Art Centre.

Join us for an afternoon of music, food and friends, this Sunday, Sept. 18 from 1-5 p.m. at the Rollin Art Centre.

Twelve local musicians, in all genres, led by Don Bergen, are set to perform for an afternoon of musical entertainment.

Bring your blankets or grab a table. Chili and smokies will be available. Admission is by donation with a minimum of $5.

Money raised will help to benefit future programs at the Rollin Art Centre, as this is a fundraiser.

Current exhibit

The current art exhibit features artist Carol Schulz and her water colour paintings. This exhibit, titled Impressions of the Seasons, runs until Oct. 7.

Schulz’s paintings capture the soft colours of the seasons in this predominantly landscape exhibit.

Join us in the gallery on Saturday, Oct. 1 from 1-3 p.m. for a an opportunity to meet Carol.

Colouring book

If you like to draw or doodle and you love the Valley, then this project is for you.  The Community Art Centre is working on a new project, an adult colouring book, to be ready for the holidays.

We are currently looking for anyone who would like to submit a line drawing, 8” X 10”, of local landmarks or something that reminds you of our wonderful Alberni Valley. Anyone can submit a drawing, from children to seniors, and there is no limit on submissions. These line drawings, black and white only, will be juried and published in a colouring book as a fundraiser for the Community Arts Council and the Rollin Art Centre. For more information and an application, stop by the Rollin Art Centre. Submissions will be accepted until Sept. 30.

Fiddle

concert

The Community Arts Council is excited to present the fiddle and step dance concert and family-based group, Everything Fitz The Fitzgerald’s on Sunday, Nov. 20 from 2-4 p.m. at the ADSS Auditorium.

Celtic jigs and reel, old time favourites, vocal arrangements, choreographed group dance and more. The Fitzgerald Family, featuring three-time Canadian grand master fiddle champions Julie, Tom and Kerry Fitzgerald, present an eclectic program which blends traditional jigs and reels, bluegrass, jazz standards, celtic and show-stopping Ottawa-Valley step dancing. Tickets are $20 at the Rollin Art Centre.

 

Melissa Martin is the Arts Administrator for the Community Arts Council. Call 250-724-3412.

 

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